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'''Audacious''' is a free and advanced audio player based on GTK+. It's focused on audio quality and supports a wide variety of audio codecs, and is easily extensible through third-party plugins.
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[http://audacious-media-player.org/ Audacious] is a free and advanced audio player based on GTK+. It's focused on audio quality and supports a wide variety of audio codecs, and is easily extensible through third-party plugins.
  
 
== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
{{Pkg|Audacious}} is available from official repository. Install it with [[pacman]]:
 
  
# pacman -S audacious
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[[Install]] the {{Pkg|audacious}} package. If you want audio CD support, install {{Pkg|libcdio}}.
  
 
== Configuration ==
 
== Configuration ==
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=== Interfaces ===
 
=== Interfaces ===
{{Note|GTK+ is now the default interface in audacious 2.4 and above.}}
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Audacious currently provides two interfaces:
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{{Note|GTK+ is now the default interface in Audacious 2.4 and above.}}
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Audacious currently provides three interfaces:
 
* Winamp classic interface
 
* Winamp classic interface
* GTK interface.
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* GTK+ interface
One may switch between two interfaces in audacious.
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* Qt5 interface.
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For Qt5 interface, install {{AUR|audacious-qt5}} since package from official repository doesn't have Qt5 enabled by default. However, package from AUR doesn't support GTK+. If you want support for both Qt5 and GTK+, you should remove {{ic|--disable-gtk}} option in [[PKGBUILD]] of both audacious-qt5 and {{AUR|audacious-plugins-qt5}}. One may switch between interfaces in Audacious settings.
  
==== Adding winamp skins ====
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==== Adding Winamp skins ====
Adding Winamp skins to audacious is very simple. Just copy your skin file (.zip, .wsz, .tgz, .tar.gz, or .tar.bz2 file) to either {{ic|~/.local/share/audacious/Skins}} (affect your user only) or {{ic|/usr/share/audacious/Skins}} (affects every user), and then you can browse and select it from '''Skinned Interface''' tab in '''Preferences'''.
 
  
=== Playing audio CD ===
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Adding Winamp skins to Audacious is very simple. Just copy your skin file (.zip, .wsz, .tgz, .tar.gz, or .tar.bz2 file) to either {{ic|~/.local/share/audacious/Skins}} (affect your user only) or {{ic|/usr/share/audacious/Skins}} (affects every user), and then you can browse and select it from ''Skinned Interface'' tab in ''Preferences''. Another way is dragging the skin file directly into the list view of available skins.
First, install libcdio:
 
# pacman -S libcdio
 
Then, audacious can play Audio CDs.
 
  
 
== Tips and tricks ==
 
== Tips and tricks ==
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=== Audtool ===
 
=== Audtool ===
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Audacious is shipped with a powerful management tool called Audtool. Audtool could be used to retrieve information or to control the player.
 
Audacious is shipped with a powerful management tool called Audtool. Audtool could be used to retrieve information or to control the player.
  
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  $ audtool --help
 
  $ audtool --help
  
=== MP3 Problems ===
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=== MP3 problems ===
Try to install mpg123
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# pacman -S mpg123
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Install {{Pkg|mpg123}}.
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== Troubleshooting ==
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=== Audacious sets itself as the default file manager ===
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See [[File manager functionality#Directories are not opened in the file manager]].
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== See also ==
  
== More resources ==
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* [http://audacious-media-player.org/ Audacious official site]
* [http://audacious-media-player.org/ Audacious Official Site]
 

Latest revision as of 15:18, 25 September 2017

Audacious is a free and advanced audio player based on GTK+. It's focused on audio quality and supports a wide variety of audio codecs, and is easily extensible through third-party plugins.

Installation

Install the audacious package. If you want audio CD support, install libcdio.

Configuration

Interfaces

Note: GTK+ is now the default interface in Audacious 2.4 and above.

Audacious currently provides three interfaces:

  • Winamp classic interface
  • GTK+ interface
  • Qt5 interface.

For Qt5 interface, install audacious-qt5AUR since package from official repository doesn't have Qt5 enabled by default. However, package from AUR doesn't support GTK+. If you want support for both Qt5 and GTK+, you should remove --disable-gtk option in PKGBUILD of both audacious-qt5 and audacious-plugins-qt5AUR. One may switch between interfaces in Audacious settings.

Adding Winamp skins

Adding Winamp skins to Audacious is very simple. Just copy your skin file (.zip, .wsz, .tgz, .tar.gz, or .tar.bz2 file) to either ~/.local/share/audacious/Skins (affect your user only) or /usr/share/audacious/Skins (affects every user), and then you can browse and select it from Skinned Interface tab in Preferences. Another way is dragging the skin file directly into the list view of available skins.

Tips and tricks

Audtool

Audacious is shipped with a powerful management tool called Audtool. Audtool could be used to retrieve information or to control the player.

For example, to retrieve current song title or artist, issue the following command:

$ audtool current-song
$ audtool current-song-tuple-data artist

There are also functions to control playback, manipulate the playlist, equalizer and main window. For the whole option list, see:

$ audtool --help

MP3 problems

Install mpg123.

Troubleshooting

Audacious sets itself as the default file manager

See File manager functionality#Directories are not opened in the file manager.

See also